November 2013

Redistricting: Wrapping Up and Looking Forward

By: Jessamyn Sabbag, Deputy Director, Oakland Rising

Early in 2013 as the city started to think about how it would undergo this redistricting process, the original proposal was to hire a consultant to look at just 3 districts, and not have much of a public input process at all. Thankfully, before getting too far into the process and under public pressure, the city reconsidered and decided to add public forums to collect input, and take a look at all 7 districts. Read more »


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